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Drew County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 18,812 (51% urban, 49% rural); it was 18,723 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,516
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,296
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,054
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,548 (it was 2,283 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 828 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Drew County: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (48.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Drew County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (28.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 9,108  (48.4%)
Females: 9,704  (51.6%)
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Drew County,AR real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Drew County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,653 ($28,627 in 1999)

This county:

$34,653
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $458 (lower quartile is $380, upper quartile is $577)
This county:

$458
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,263 (it was $52,100 in 2000)
Drew:

$101,263
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,144 - $170,931

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $166,544
Here:

$166,544
State:

$171,387

Townhouses or other attached units: $153,771
Here:

$153,771
State:

$141,053

Mobile homes: $61,861
Here:

$61,861
State:

$76,124
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $918
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $360

Institutionalized population: 317

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 29
  • Thefts: 40
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 36
  • Auto thefts: 10
Drew County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $250,700
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $569 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $572 (0.6%)

Drew County household income distribution in 2013 Drew County home values distribution in 2013 Drew County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.4%
Drew County:

25.4%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.9% for Black residents, 43.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for other race residents, 36.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.1 years old
(Males: 34.1 years old, Females: 39.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 31.4 years old, American Indian residents: 27.1 years old, Asian residents: 18.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.4 years old, Other race residents: 27.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Drew County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $521 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.

Cities in this county include: Monticello, Wilmar, Tillar, Winchester, Jerome.

Drew County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Edgefield County, South Carolina , Clayton County, Georgia , Sumter County, South Carolina , Lowndes County, Mississippi , Lamar County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,484
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 206 (39.0% naturalized citizens)

Drew County:

1.1%
Whole state:

4.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Drew County population
  • 232010 or later
  • 662000 to 2009
  • 671990 to 1999
  • 631980 to 1989
  • 411970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.5%

Drew County marital status for males Drew County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,020
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 131
  • 3 or 4: 218
  • 5 to 9: 251
  • 10 to 19: 279
  • 20 to 49: 164
  • 50 or more: 59
  • Mobile homes: 2,316

Housing units in Drew County with a mortgage: 1,814 (28 second mortgage, 52 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,600

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Drew County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,91739
Black Protestant2,06913
Mainline Protestant1,75412
Other3023
Catholic2421
None5,225-
Drew County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Drew County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Drew County:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Drew County:

9.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Drew County:

29.9%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Drew County:

Average size of farms: 393 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $91,604
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $293.66
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 28.09%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,248
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $99,965
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.36
Corn for grain: 1413 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3744 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 20055 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 20050 harvested acres
Vegetables: 257 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 22 acres

Earthquake activity:

Drew County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from Drew County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 156.3 miles away from Drew County center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4254: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 4254, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to January 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1872: February 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1872, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1861: December 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding associated with Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 02, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1793: September 18, 2008, FEMA Id: 1793, Natural disaster type: Storm, Hurricane, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2001 to March 21, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1363: March 13, 2001, FEMA Id: 1363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1354: December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: 1354, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3159: December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, High Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: January 21, 1999 to January 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1266: January 23, 1999, FEMA Id: 1266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 1997 to April 21, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1176: April 14, 1997, FEMA Id: 1176, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Drew County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (72%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Other Southern Africa (6%)
  • Nicaragua (5%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Malaysia (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Drew County


  • American (19%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)

Drew County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,406 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 745 (11.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 52 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 183 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 171 (2.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Drew County, Arkansas in 2000:

  • 352 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 102 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 59 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 12 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in halfway houses
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Drew County, Arkansas in 2010:

  • 433 people in college/university student housing
  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 75 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,518.

6.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.65% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($22,840 average AGI)
2.08% relocated from other states ($9,763 average AGI)
Drew County:

2.08%
Arkansas average:

3.02%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ashley County, AR  0.69% ($24,610 average AGI)
from Desha County, AR  0.64% ($51,368)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.50% ($34,033)
from Bradley County, AR  0.47% ($24,286)
from Jefferson County, AR  0.29% ($32,882)
from Lincoln County, AR  0.29% ($18,412)
from Chicot County, AR  0.24% ($23,071)


7.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.96% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($18,469 average AGI)
2.27% relocated to other states ($11,513 average AGI)
Drew County:

2.27%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pulaski County, AR  0.65% ($17,231 average AGI)
to Bradley County, AR  0.58% ($25,371)
to Desha County, AR  0.48% ($21,552)
to Ashley County, AR  0.37% ($33,091)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.32% ($24,947)
to Lincoln County, AR  0.30% ($30,167)
to Jefferson County, AR  0.27% ($25,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Drew County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Drew County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Drew County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Drew County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Drew County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Drew County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Drew County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Drew County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Drew County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,038 (2,339 aged, 699 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 443 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Drew County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (299)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (226)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (187)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (115)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (114)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (88)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (81)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (80)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (68)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,812
  • In family households: 14,521 (2,175 male householders, 2,455 female householders)
    3,477 spouses, 4,726 children (4,275 natural, 236 adopted, 211 stepchildren), 588 grandchildren, 378 brothers or sisters, 73 parents, 332 other relatives, 318 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,304 (1,146 male householders (778 living alone)), 1,334 female householders (1,081 living alone)), 822 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,002

Size of family households: 2,386 2-persons, 1,127 3-persons, 818 4-persons, 235 5-persons, 23 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,860 1-person, 502 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 14 5-persons.

2,180 married couples with children.
1,180 single-parent households (73 men, 1,107 women).

97.3% of residents of Drew speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $155,810,000 ($8,411 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $27,591,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,813,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,641,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,571,000
Federal grants: $47,852,000
Federal procurement contracts: $22,822,000 ($21,738,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,112,000 ($3,774,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $350,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,239,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,710,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,213
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 975
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +21
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -264
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Drew County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.03 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Drew County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Drew County population
  • 642014 or later
  • 3962010 to 2013
  • 1,1932000 to 2009
  • 1,5861990 to 1999
  • 1,4021980 to 1989
  • 1,9251970 to 1979
  • 6181960 to 1969
  • 5351950 to 1959
  • 3651940 to 1949
  • 4351939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Drew County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Drew County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Drew County population
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1573 rooms
  • 5264 rooms
  • 1,1875 rooms
  • 1,1086 rooms
  • 6677 rooms
  • 4158 rooms
  • 2899+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Drew County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Drew County population
  • 751 room
  • 872 rooms
  • 3733 rooms
  • 8304 rooms
  • 5335 rooms
  • 4776 rooms
  • 1447 rooms
  • 968 rooms
  • 769+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Drew County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Drew County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Drew County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1071 bedroom
  • 8132 bedrooms
  • 2,7573 bedrooms
  • 5524 bedrooms
  • 1345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Drew County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Drew County population
  • 73no bedroom
  • 2531 bedroom
  • 1,2942 bedrooms
  • 9083 bedrooms
  • 1204 bedrooms
  • 515+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Drew County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Drew County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Drew County population
  • 84no vehicle
  • 1,0661 vehicle
  • 2,0162 vehicles
  • 8633 vehicles
  • 2704 vehicles
  • 745+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Drew County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Drew County population
  • 274no vehicle
  • 1,2121 vehicle
  • 9692 vehicles
  • 1963 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles

85.5% of Drew County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Arkansas.

Drew County:

85.5%
State average:

84.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,715
  • Other state: 3,835
  • Northeast: 122
  • Midwest: 618
  • South: 2,788
  • West: 332
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Drew County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.3%Electricity
  • 29.4%Utility gas
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.5%Electricity
  • 25.9%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 71
Here:

3.9%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 52
Here:

5.8%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 161
Here:

9.1%
Arkansas:

16.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Drew County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Hospitals: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,709,000
    Regular Highways: $3,803,000
    Police Protection: $1,305,000
    Financial Administration: $645,000
    Central Staff Services: $572,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    General - Other: $342,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $337,000
    Correctional Institutions: $330,000
    Libraries: $137,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $223,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,237,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $612,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,020,000

Drew County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $15,574,000
    Solid Waste Management: $379,000
    All Other: $306,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,331,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $294,000
    Interest Earnings: $236,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $966,000
    General Local Government Support: $455,000
    All Other: $133,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,178,000
    Property: $1,429,000

Drew County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,350,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,795,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,555,000

Drew County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,711,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 654
  • Number of aged recipients: 90
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 564
  • Number of recipients under 18: 150
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 340
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 164
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 278
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 280
Drew County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Drew County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Drew County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16672.7 years
William12772.5 years
John12274.0 years
Robert9373.1 years
Mary9278.8 years
Willie7076.1 years
Henry5977.4 years
Charles5770.9 years
George5577.8 years
Joe4073.5 years
Most common last names in Drew County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7075.0 years
Smith5676.8 years
Harris5474.6 years
Jones5277.2 years
Brown5175.4 years
White4775.4 years
Williams4673.5 years
Collins4675.2 years
Thompson4378.5 years
Ridgell3975.3 years
Businesses in Drew County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx3Subway1
Ford1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hilton1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike4